costoclavicular ligament


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cos·to·cla·vic·u·lar lig·a·ment

[TA]
the ligament that connects the first rib and the clavicle near its sternal end; limits elevation of shoulder (at sternoclavicular joint).

cos·to·cla·vic·u·lar lig·a·ment

(kos'tō-klă-vik'yū-lăr lig'ă-mĕnt) [TA]
The ligament that connects the first rib and the clavicle near its sternal end; limits elevation of shoulder (at sternoclavicular joint).
Synonym(s): ligamentum costoclaviculare [TA] , rhomboid ligament.
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Initial surgical therapy involves complete first rib resection, anterior scalenectomy, resection of the costoclavicular ligament, and neurolysis of C7, C8, and T1 nerve roots and the brachial plexus through a transaxillary approach (38) (Figure 5).
The major pathophysiological cause of PSS is congenital aberration of the costoclavicular ligament, which inserts far lateral to its usual insertion on the first rib.
Intermittent or partial obstruction should be treated by first rib removal through the transaxillary approach, with resection of the costoclavicular ligament medially, the first rib inferiorly, and the scalenus anticus muscle laterally.
Similar bilateral levels of stress at the costoclavicular ligament in females (left score 1.